The 2023 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony will be livestreamed here on May 2, 7:30 p.m.!

Support programs that connect readers and writers across our state through the stories of our neighbors.

 Finalist and winner books are available through our partner Red Balloon Bookshop. Use code MNBA2023 at checkout, and Red Balloon will donate a portion of each sale through May 12 to The Friends.

Text the amount you want to give to
651-412-3277 and follow the prompts.

Donate by mail: The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, Lockbox 446078, P.O. Box 64018, Saint Paul, MN 55164-0018

2023 Minnesota Book Awards Finalists

Learn more about the finalist books and authors here.

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Lead Sponsor

John and Ruth Huss

Award Category Sponsors